Dr. Travis Howard, DO

Dr. Travis Howard, DO

Breast Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Travis Howard, DO is a breast surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in breast surgery, general surgery, and more.

AZ Elite Surgeons

726 N Greenfield Rd Ste 105

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • One Health
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • Triwest

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Dr. Howard's Experience

Dr. Howard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

5  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated


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69  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Tulsa Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Howard does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Howard and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Howard is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
27 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Howard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Howard removed a lipoma thing from behind my ear, and it was so painless. He explained everything he was going to do before he did it and eased my worries. I would definitely recommend him to any family or friends for any thing.
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Dr. Howard is a gifted and brilliant surgeon. After two prior surgeries for the same problem, he performed surgery on me. I ha little to no pain, was up and walking the very same night, no pain meds needed . His explanations before and after surgery left me at ease and with no fears. It is rare to...more
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The stress of a pending surgical procedure was eased by the professional office staff and Dr. Howards confident assurance of a successful hernia repair . Choosing to have the procedure done at the Surgery Center of Gilbert was a positive experience from the time I walked in to the time I walked...more
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I had two hernias in my abdomen, which he repaired. He went over everything with me and I felt comfortable with going ahead with my surgery. When I went for my surgery check up after the surgery he again went over everything he had done and answered my questions. Very satisfied and would go to him...more
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First time ever having surgery. He explained what he was going to do. How long it was going to take and the recovery time. Was very open and honest with me. Made me feel at ease going into surgery.
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